In September of 2017, Stephanie Aronson was presented with the Salem Keizer Educational Foundation Awesome Award for her work for the ASPIRE Mentorship Program. Stephanie first became involved with SKEF through Bearcats Give Back which she participated in as an Opening Days Leader in Fall of 2016. After volunteering, Stephanie and her fellow volunteers were … Continue reading Awesome Senior Earns SKEF Awesome Award
Language in Motion (LiM) is a volunteer program for study abroad returnees, international students, language assistants, and anybody with deep international background to create language and cultural activities for presentations in the Salem-Keizer community. LiM has participants share knowledge of a different language or culture with school-aged children to create opportunities to broaden their … Continue reading Learn about Language in Motion!
Hello, my name is Faith! I'm the Interim Coordinator of Community Service-Learning. I oversee the various branches of CSL such as the Coordinators, Language in Motion, Tiger Club, Take a Break Service Learning Assistants, Community Engagement Scholars, and other service projects we have on campus. I first got involved in service learning as a student … Continue reading Meet our Interim Coordinator!
Name: Isabelle Maxwell Hometown: Hayward, CA Position: Media Intern Favorite Cause to Volunteer For: Food Injustice "Why is Community Service Important to you?": I think it is always important to help the less advantaged because everyone deserves to have the same opportunities and resources. Name: Isabella Medina Hometown: Santa Rosa, CA Position: First Year Coordinator Favorite Cause to Volunteer … Continue reading Meet the New CSL Staff!
Students, alumni, and staff of Willamette were out in full force last Saturday, March 11th, for the WU 175 Day of Service and Social Pow wow. With 11 different service trips available, many of which filled up, those who volunteered were able to impact the community in a variety of ways, from cleaning up the … Continue reading WU 175 Day of Service
This past Saturday, a group of Willamette students volunteered at Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary, an organization that is dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating farm animals that have experienced abuse. They have a variety of animals that they are currently taking care of, from a group of pigs to a flock of geese to Helen the bison. … Continue reading Service Saturday 2/11 Recap: Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary
This past Friday, 165 Willamette students chose to spend their afternoons participating in service events across the Salem community, as a means of showing resistance to structural oppression. Groups of students volunteered at 13 organizations for 3 hours, which means that, all together, they contributed a total of 495 hours of service. Two organizations that … Continue reading January 20th Service Recap: MLK Into The Streets